What's the Big Idea? Astronomy
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they are given a big-picture look at astronomy. The online slide show covers the following ideas: astrology is not scientific gravity is a major player throughout the universe, not just on Earth most of what we know about the universe comes from studying the kinds of light that reach Earth from space telescopes function as our eyes to the universe along with being much older than
Why study Thomas Aquinas?
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Simon Oliver discusses why he devotes so much attention to the medieval Dominican theologian, Thomas Aquinas (1225-74); and argues that when someone today comes to grips with his thought, that learning experience trains one to think theologically.
Algebra: Slope : Figuring out the slope of a line
This 8:28 long video uses a smart board and a narrator to explain this concept. For example: You only need two points to draw the line. The slope of the line is rise over run. M stand for slope. The slope can determine all the point on the line. The y2-y1/x2-x1 equation can also determine the slope.
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (2/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
The Obesity Epidemic
Professor Jim Mann of the Edgar National Centre for Diabetes Research presents a short film on the Obesity Epidemic in New Zealand.
Housed in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, the "baby lab" allows researchers to test the cognitive abilities and development of babies and young children in a controlled environment - and play with the cuties, too!
Penn's White Coat Ceremony 2011
On August 12, J. Larry Jameson, the newly inaugurated executive vice president of the University for the Health System and dean of the Perelman School of Medicine, helped launch the medical school careers of 170 first-year students as they donned their first white coats and marked the beginning of their journey into the art and science of healing. During the ceremony, each student was presented with a white clinician's' coat, a vivid symbol of their entry into the medical profession. The studen
How to Keep Your Kids Organized
Help your kids stay organized with fun and easy chores. Plus, find out the right way to dispose of an old computer is the theme of this short video. Not enough ideas to justify more time.
Europe Day Ahead: Bunds and gold hold onto bid in mixed day
Aug. 17 - There was a mixed close to European markets as safe haven assets like bunds and gold rallied along with beaten down bank stocks, which ended the day as outperformers.
Episode 56 - Logging, Tracing, and ELMAH in Windows Azure In this episode, Steve and Wade discuss logging and tracing on Windows Azure using both blobs and tables. Steve explains his Printf("HERE") in the Cloud&nbs
In this episode, Steve and Wade discuss logging and tracing on Windows Azure using both blobs and tables. Steve explains his Printf("HERE") in the Cloud&nbs
College Prep Physics
This course will acquaint students with topics in classical and modern physics and is divided into two semesters. The first semester discusses topics in Newtonian mechanics, oscillatory motion, waves and static electricity. The second semester discusses current electricity, magnetism, electric circuits, sound, fluids and gases, heat, and modern physics. The course emphasizes conceptual understanding of basic physics principles, with some problem solving. There are interactive conceptual and basi
Koch Institute Image Awards Winner: Kwabena Badu-Nkansah
Kwabena Badu-Nkansah discusses his image, "Seeing the Signal: How Blood Vessels React to Change," one of ten winners of the 2011 Koch Institute Image Awards. See the image at: http://ki.mit.edu/galleries/2011/badu-nkansah-1.
Visual Studio Toolbox: LightSwitch Starter Kits LightSwitch is the fastest way to build database applications for the desktop and the cloud. In this episode, Robert shows you how to make developing with LightSwitch even faster with the LightSwitch Starter Kits. These Starter Kits cover common business needs like expense reporting and issue tracking. All you need to do is download and install one of the kits and then create a
LightSwitch is the fastest way to build database applications for the desktop and the cloud. In this episode, Robert shows you how to make developing with LightSwitch even faster with the LightSwitch Starter Kits. These Starter Kits cover common business needs like expense reporting and issue tracking. All you need to do is download and install one of the kits and then create a
Make Your Own Recycled Paper
Students will learn about how paper is made. Working together, students will make their own paper. This activity introduces students to recycling; what it is, its importance, and how it affects their lives.
Danny Morris - Bass Lesson - Berkleemusic Open House
Learn more about Danny's course at: http://bit.ly/wHKnTY Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Danny Morris, author/instructor of our online courses Bass Performance 101 and R&B Bass, on August 11th. Danny Morris is a professor in the bass department at Berklee, working with students since 1988. Danny gigs regularly with the band Calypso Hurricane and was the bass player for the James Montgomery Blues Band and Jon Pousette-Dart band. He has also performed with Bo Diddley, R
The Crystal Capers: #7
The College of Agriculture hosts a local-vendor farmer's market every Thursday from May to August so the campus and community can get to know their local growers.
The application process
The process of applying to Cambridge starts a bit earlier than for some other universities, and there are a few extra steps, but it isn't complicated, and you shouldn't let this put you off applying. Watch our short film for a step by step guide. Find out more at http://www.cam.ac.uk/apply/
Estonians dance away the miles
Aug. 24 - Thousands of Estonian folk dance enthusiasts take part in a non-stop dance relay, covering all Estonia's counties to mark 20th anniversary of the country's independence. Elly Park reports.